Recent News

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority E-ZPass and Administration offices will be closed for Election Day on Tuesday, November 8, 2016 and Veterans Day on Friday, November 11, 2016.

The next Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority Board Meeting is scheduled for Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 8:30 am, at the Authority's office in Jamestown.

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has issued an update on overweight and oversized vehicle crossings for Newport Pell and Mount Hope Bridges.  Read the complete update here.

RITBA "Mount Your E-ZPass Transponder" Campaign

The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority has launched a campaign to urge motorists using the Newport Pell Bridge to properly mount their E-ZPass transponder.  Read the full announcement here.

Newport Bridge painting project and deck repairs will continue through November with periodic lane closures.

Mt. Hope Bridge construction is scheduled to begin on October 12, 2016.


  • Vehicle has been cleared EB on the #NPBridge 17 hours 17 min ago
  • #NPBridge Alert: Disabled vehicle eastbound before the first tower. Please drive with caution, emergency personnel en route. 17 hours 34 min ago
  • #MHBridge 10/25/16 Construction: Southbound lane closure 9-3 17 hours 59 min ago
  • #NPBridge 10/25/16 Construction: Wesbound right lane closure 7-3 Eastbound right lane closure 9-3 18 hours 8 sec ago


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